Our Research

Our Center’s Ongoing Research

The Boston Center for Endometriosis: Clinical Care, Education, and Discovery
2012-
Principal Investigator: Marc Laufer
Co-Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer

The Women’s Health Study: from Adolescence to Adulthood                                          
2012-
Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer
Co-Principal Investigator: Amy DiVasta

Measuring Endometriosis Progression
2013-2017
Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer
Co-Principal Investigator: Amy DiVasta

Angiogenic Markers of Endometriosis
2013-2016
Principal Investigator: Marsha Moses

Supplementation in Adolescent Girls with Endometriosis (SAGE)
2014-2016
Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer
Co-Principal Investigator: Amy DiVasta

Novel Treatments for Endometriosis (NOTE)
2015-2017
Principal Investigator: Amy DiVasta
Co-Principal Investigator: Mark Hornstein

Impact of Endometriosis Treatment on the Clinical and Molecular Phenome
2015-2017
Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer
Co-Principal Investigator: Amy DiVasta

Establishing a Stem cell-based System for the Study of Endometriosis
2013-2016
Principal Investigator: Ray Anchan
Co-Principal Investigator: Stacey Missmer

Recent Presentations

Dr. Paula Brady at the 2017 New England Fertility Society Annual Meeting. Dr. Brady presented first step results from a study of microRNA as a potential diagnostic for endometriosis.

Michael Rogers giving the 3rd Annual Selwyn P. Oskowitz lecture at the 2017 New England Fertility Society Meeting. The lecture was titled “Feasibility of Multiplex CRISPR-mediated Germline Modification”.

Jerri Miller, former research assistant, and Dr. Amy DiVasta, Co-Director of Clinical Research at the 2017 World Congress of Endometriosis. Ms. Miller gave an oral presentation of their work exploring the prevalence of migraines in adolescents. This was 1 of 18 presentations given by our group at the conference.

Endometriosis Publications by Study Team and Affiliated Staff

  1. Farland LV, Eliassen AH, Tamimi RM, Spiegelman D, Michels K, Missmer SA. Breastfeeding history and risk of endometriosis in the Nurses’ Health Study II. BMJ. In Press.
  2. Lee AW, Templeman C, Stram DA, Beesley J, Tyrer J, Berchuck A, Pharoah PP, Chenevix-Trench G, Pearce CL; Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium. Evidence of a genetic link between endometriosis and ovarian cancer.  Fertil Steril. 2015 Oct 23. PMID: 26477498  (*Lead endometriosis investigator for the Nurses’ Health Study II; Co-founder of the International Endogene Consortium, role = contribution of patients/acquisition of data, interpretation of data)
  3. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Sadler Gallagher J, Stokes NA, Laufer MR, Hornstein MD, Gordon CM. Hormonal Add-Back Therapy for Females Treated With Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist for Endometriosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep;126(3):617-27. PMID: 26181088
  4. Harris H, Costenbader KH, Mu F, Kvaskoff M, Malspeis S, Karlson EW, Missmer SA. Endometriosis and the risks of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in the Nurses’ Health Study II.  Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID:  26238146
  5. Lu Y, Cuellar-Partida G, Painter JN, Nyholt DR; Australian Ovarian Cancer Study; International Endogene Consortium (IEC), Morris AP, Fasching PA, Hein A, Burghaus S, Beckmann MW, Lambrechts D, Van Nieuwenhuysen E, Vergote I, Vanderstichele A, Doherty JA, Rossing MA, Wicklund KG, Chang-Claude J, Eilber U, Rudolph A, Wang-Gohrke S, Goodman MT, Bogdanova N, Dörk T, Dürst M, Hillemanns P, Runnebaum IB, Antonenkova N, Butzow R, Leminen A, Nevanlinna H, Pelttari LM, Edwards RP, Kelley JL, Modugno F, Moysich KB, Ness RB, Cannioto R, Høgdall E, Jensen A, Giles GG, Bruinsma F, Kjaer SK, Hildebrandt MA, Liang D, Lu KH, Wu X, Bisogna M, Dao F, Levine DA, Cramer DW, Terry KL, Tworoger SS,Missmer S, Bjorge L, Salvesen HB, Kopperud RK, Bischof K, Aben KK, Kiemeney LA, Massuger LF, Brooks-Wilson A, Olson SH, McGuire V, Rothstein JH, Sieh W, Whittemore AS, Cook LS, Le ND, Gilks CB, Gronwald J, Jakubowska A, Lubiński J, Gawełko J, Song H, Tyrer JP, Wentzensen N, Brinton L, Trabert B, Lissowska J, Mclaughlin JR, Narod SA, Phelan C, Anton-Culver H, Ziogas A, Eccles D, Gayther SA, Gentry-Maharaj A, Menon U, Ramus SJ, Wu AH, Dansonka-Mieszkowska A, Kupryjanczyk J, Timorek A, Szafron L, Cunningham JM, Fridley BL, Winham SJ, Bandera EV, Poole EM, Morgan TK, Risch HA, Goode EL, Schildkraut JM, Webb PM, Pearce CL, Berchuck A, Pharoah PD, Montgomery GW, Zondervan KT, Chenevix-Trench G, MacGregor S.  Shared genetics underlying epidemiological association between endometriosis and ovarian cancer.  Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Oct 15;24(20):5955-64. Epub 2015 Jul 30.  PMID:  26231222
  6. Rahmioglu N, Becker CM, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT. Harmonization of Clinical and Laboratory Data to Improve Biomarker Discovery in Endometriosis: WERF EPHect. In Biomarkers for Endometriosis. T D’Hooghe (ed), Springer Science, New York, 2015.
  7. Farland LV, Shah DK, Kvaskoff M, Zondervan K, Missmer SA. Epidemiological and Clinical Risk Factors for Endometriosis. In Biomarkers for Endometriosis. T D’Hooghe (ed), Springer Science, New York, 2015.
  8. Mu F, Hankinson SE, Schernhammer E, Pollak MN, Missmer SA. A prospective study of insulin-like growth factor-1, its binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) and risk of endometriosis.  Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Jul 15;182(2):148-56. PMID: 26121987
  9. Kvaskoff M, Mu F, Terry KL, Harris HR, Poole EM, Farland L, Missmer SA. Endometriosis: a high-risk population for major chronic diseases?  Hum Reprod Update. 2015 Jul-Aug;21(4):500-16.  PMID: 25765863.
  10. Rahmioglu N, Macgregor S, Drong AW, Hedman AK, Harris HR, Randall JC, Prokopenko I; The International EndoGene Consortium (IEC); The GIANT Consortium, Nyholt DR, Morris AP, Montgomery GW,Missmer SA, Lindgren CM, Zondervan KT; The International EndoGene Consortium IEC.  Genome-wide Enrichment Analysis between Endometriosis and Obesity-related Traits Reveals Novel Susceptibility Loci.  Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Feb 15;24(4):1185-99. Epub 2014 Oct 8.  PMID: 25296917
  11. Becker CM, Laufer MR, Stratton P, Hummelshoj L, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT, Adamson GD; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: I. Surgical phenotype data collection in endometriosis research. Fertil Steril. 2014; Nov;102(5):1213-22
  12. Xie J, Kvaskoff M, Li Y, Zhang M, Qureshi AA,Missmer SA, Han J.  Severe teenage acne and risk of endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2014 Nov;29(11):2592-9.  PMID:  25139175
  13. Fassbender A, Rahmioglu N, Vitonis AF, Viganò P, Giudice LC, D’Hooghe TM, Hummelshoj L, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Zondervan KT*, MissmerSA*; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: IV. Tissue collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research.  Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov; 102(5): 1244-53. PMID:  25256928  *Joint senior authorship
  14. Rahmioglu N, Fassbender A, Vitonis AF, Tworoger SS, Hummelshoj L, D’Hooghe TM, Adamson GD, Giudice LC, Becker CM, Zondervan KT*,Missmer SA*; WERF EPHect Working Group.  World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project: III. Fluid biospecimen collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research.  Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5): 1233-43.  PMID:  25256929  *Joint senior authorship
  15. Vitonis AF, Vincent K, Rahmioglu N, Fassbender A, Buck Louis GM, Hummelshoj L, Giudice LC, Stratton P, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Zondervan KT*,Missmer SA*; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project: II. Clinical and covariate phenotype data collection in endometriosis research.  Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1223-32.  PMID:  25256930  *Joint senior authorship
  16. Becker CM, Laufer MR, Stratton P, Hummelshoj L,Missmer SA, Zondervan KT, Adamson GD; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: I. Surgical phenotype data collection in endometriosis research..  Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1213-22.  PMID: 25150390
  17. Rahmioglu N, Nyholt DR, Morris AP, Missmer SA, Montgomery GW, Zondervan KT. Genetic variants underlying risk of endometriosis: insights from meta-analysis of eight genome-wide association and replication datasets. Hum Reprod Update. 2014 Sep-Oct;20(5):702-16. Epub 2014 Mar 27. PMID: 24676469
  18. Pencovich N, Luk J, Hantisteanu S, Hornstein MD, Fainaru O. The development of endometriosis in a murine model is dependent on the presence of dendritic cells. Reprod Biomed Online 2014 Apr;28:515-21.
  19. Kvaskoff M, Han J, Qureshi AA, Missmer SA. Pigmentary traits, family history of melanoma and the risk of endometriosis: a cohort study of US women. Int J Epidemiol. 2014 Feb;43(1):255-63. PMCID: PMC3937978
  20. Mahalingaiah S, Hart JE, Laden F, Aschengrau A, Missmer SA. Air pollution exposures during adulthood and risk of endometriosis in the Nurses’ Health Study II. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jan;122(1):58-64. PMCID: PMC3888567
  21. Silveira SA, Laufer MR. Persistence of endometriosis after correction of an obstructed reproductive tract anomaly. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2013; Aug;26(4):e93-4.
  22. Youngster M, Laufer MR, Divasta AD. Endometriosis for the primary care physician. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug;25(4):454-62.
  23. DiVasta AD, Laufer MR. The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues in adolescent and young patients with endometriosis. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;25(4):287-92.
  24. Shah DK, Correia KF, Vitonis AF, Missmer SA. Body size and endometriosis: results from 20 years of follow-up within the Nurses’ Health Study II prospective cohort.  Hum Reprod. 2013 Jul;28(7):1783-92. Epub 2013 May 14.  PMID: 23674552
  25. Harris HR, Chavarro JE, Malspeis S, Willett WC, Missmer SA. Dairy-food, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D intake and endometriosis: a prospective cohort study.  Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Mar 1;177(5):420-30. Epub 2013 Feb 3.  PMID: 23380045
  26. Lee SH, Harold D, Nyholt DR; ANZGene Consortium; International Endogene Consortium*; Genetic and Environmental Risk for Alzheimer’s disease Consortium, Goddard ME, Zondervan KT, Williams J, Montgomery GW, Wray NR, Visscher PM. Estimation and partitioning of polygenic variation captured by common SNPs for Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and endometriosis.  Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Feb 15;22(4):832-41. Epub 2012 Nov 28. (*Principal Investigator of US site and Co-founder of the International Endogene Consortium,  role = contribution of patients/acquisition of data, interpretation of data, critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content)
  27. Shah DK, Correia KF, Harris HR, Missmer SA. Plasma adipokines and endometriosis risk: a prospective nested case-control investigation from the Nurses’ Health Study II.  Hum Reprod. 2013 Feb;28(2):315-21. Epub 2012 Nov 27.  PMID: 23188112
  28. Darling AM, Chavarro JE, Malspeis S, Harris HR, Missmer SA. A prospective cohort study of Vitamins B, C, E, and multivitamin intake and endometriosis. J Endometr. 2013 Jan 1;5(1):17-26. PMCID: PMC3916184
  29. Nyholt DR, Low SK, Anderson CA, Painter JN, Uno S, Morris AP, MacGregor S, Gordon SD, Henders AK, Martin NG, Attia J, Holliday EG, McEvoy M, Scott RJ, Kennedy SH, Treloar SA, Missmer SA, Adachi S, Tanaka K, Nakamura Y, Zondervan KT, Zembutsu H, Montgomery GW. Genome-wide association meta-analysis identifies new endometriosis risk loci. Nat Genet. 2012;44(12):1355-9. PMCID: PMC3527416.
  30. Carvalho L, Missmer SA. IVF Treatment in Patients with Endometriosis: A Challenger Approach.  Journal of Fertilization: In vitro.  2012, J Fertiliz in Vitro 2:1.
  31. Nnoaham KE, Hummelshoj L, Kennedy SH, Jenkinson C, Zondervan KT; World Endometriosis Research Foundation Women’s Health Symptom Survey Consortium*. Developing symptom-based predictive models of endometriosis as a clinical screening tool: results from a multicenter study.  Fertil Steril. 2012 Sep;98(3):692-701.e5. Epub 2012 May 30.  PMID: 22657249  (*Member of the World Endometriosis Research Foundation Women’s Health Symptom Survey Consortium and Principal Investigator of Boston site, role = contribution of patients/acquisition of data, interpretation of data)
  32. Rahmioglu N, Missmer SA, Montgomery GW, Zondervan KT. Insights into Assessing the Genetics of Endometriosis.  Curr Obstet Gynecol Rep. 2012 Sep;1(3):124-137. Epub 2012 Jun 15.  PMID:22924156
  33. Missmer SA.   In 50 Clinical cases that all gynecologist and obstetrician should know.  Carvalho L, Korkers H, Sass N. Abrão MS.  AC Farmacêutica| GEN, São Paulo Brazil, 2012.
  34. Kaser DJ, Missmer SA, Berry KF, Laufer MR. Use of norethindrone acetate alone for postoperative suppression of endometriosis symptoms. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012;25(2):105-8.
  35. Schernhammer ES, Vitonis AF, Rich-Edwards J, Missmer SA. Rotating nightshift work and the risk of endometriosis in premenopausal women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;205(5):476 e1-8. PMC3205317.
  36. Huang E, Hornstein MD, Stewart EA, Crum CP. Evaluation of the cyclic endometrium and benign endometriosis disorders. In: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology (2nd Edition), CP Crum, MR Nucci, KR Lee (eds), Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2011;407-56.
  37. Shah DK, Missmer SA. Scientific investigation of endometriosis among adolescents. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Oct; 24(5 Suppl):S18-9.
  38. Laufer MR. Helping “adult gynecologists” diagnose and treat adolescent endometriosis: reflections on my 20 years of personal experience. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 Oct;24(5 Suppl):S13-17.
  39. Goldstein DP, Missmer SA, Shah DK. Complexities of Design for the Study of Endometriosis.  In Touch Briefings:  Challenges in Endometriosis 2011.  Mettler L European Obstetrics & Gynecology, Volume 6, Issue 2, Autumn 2011.
  40. Amarosa EJ, Mascimante AF, Hornstein MD, Crum CP. Benign conditions of the ovary, evaluation of the cyclic endometrium and benign endometriosis disorders.  In: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology (2nd Edition), CP Crum, MR Nucci, KR Lee (eds), Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2011;679-716.
  41. Laufer MR, Missmer SA. Does complete laparoscopic excision of endometriosis in teenagers really occur? Fertil Steril. 2011 Sep; 96(3):e145. Epub 2011 Jul 18.
  42. Nnoaham KE, Hummelshoj L, Webster P, d’Hooghe T, de Cicco Nardone F, de Cicco Nardone C, Jenkinson C, Kennedy SH, Zondervan KT; World Endometriosis Research Foundation Global Study of Women’s Health Consortium*. Impact of endometriosis on quality of life and work productivity: a multicenter study across ten countries. Fertil Steril. 2011 Aug; 96(2):366-373.e8. Epub 2011 Jun 30. (*Member of the World Endometriosis Research Foundation Global Study of Women’s Health Consortium and Principal Investigator of Boston site, role = study concept and design, contribution of patients/acquisition of data, interpretation of data)
  43. Missmer SA, Bove GM. A pilot study of the prevalence of leg pain among women with endometriosis. J Body Mov Ther. 2011;15(3):304-8. PMC3115527.
  44. Missmer SA, Shah DK. Complexities of Design for the Study of Endometriosis.  In Touch Briefings:  Challenges in Endometriosis 2011.  Mettler L.  US Obstetrics & Gynecology, Volume 6, Issue 1, Summer 2011.
  45. Unger CA, Laufer MR. Progression of endometriosis in non-medically managed adolescents: A Case Series. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011 Apr1; 24(2):e21-23.
  46. Guzick DS, Huang LS, Broadman BA, Nealon M, Hornstein MD. Randomized trial of leuprolide versus continuous oral contraceptives in the treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain.  Fertil Steril 2011 Apr;95:1568-73.
  47. Rauh-Hain JA, Laufer MR. Increased diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopy in endometriosis using indigo carmine: a new technique. Fertil Steril 2011 Mar; 95(3):1113-1114.
  48. Painter JN, Anderson CA, Nyholt DR, Macgregor S, Lin J, Lee SH, Lambert A, Zhao ZZ, Roseman F, Guo Q, Gordon SD, Wallace L, Henders AK, Visscher PM, Kraft P, Martin NG, Morris AP, Treloar SA, Kennedy SH, Montgomery GW*, Zondervan KT*, Missmer SA*. Genome-wide association study identifies a locus at 7p15.2 associated with endometriosis. Nat Genet. 2011 Jan;43(1):51-4. PMC3019124. *Joint senior authorship
  49. Wright KN, Laufer MR. Endometriomas in adolescents. Fertil Steril 2010 Sep; 94(4):1529.e7-9
  50. Weuve J, Hauser R, Calafat AM, Missmer SA, Wise LA. Association of exposure to phthalates with endometriosis and uterine leiomyomata: findings from NHANES, 1999-2004. Environmental health perspectives. 2010 Jun;118(6):825-32. PMC2898860.
  51. Shah D, Missmer SA. Epidemiology of Endometriosis.  In Endometriosis – Adenomyosis.  A Arici, I Matalliotakis (eds), PMP (Paschalides Medical Publications), Athens, Greece, 2010.
  52. Missmer SA, Chavarro JE, Malspeis S, Bertone-Johnson ER, Hornstein MD, Spiegelman D, Barbieri RL, Willett WC, Hankinson SE. A prospective study of dietary fat consumption and endometriosis risk. Hum Reprod. 2010 Jun;25(6):1528-35. PMC2873173.
  53. Vitonis AF, Baer HJ, Hankinson SE, Laufer MR, Missmer SA. A prospective study of body size during childhood and early adulthood and the incidence of endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2010 May;25(5):1325-34. PMC2854045.
  54. Mok-Lin EY, Wolfberg, A, Hollinquist H, Laufer MR. Endometriosis in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome and complete uterine agenesis: Evidence to support the theory of coelomic metaplasia. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2010 Feb; 23(1):e35-37.
  55. Vitonis AF, Hankinson SE, Hornstein MD, Missmer SA. Adult physical activity and endometriosis risk. Epidemiology 2010 Jan;21:16-23.
  56. Ahn AC, Schnyer R, Conboy L, Wayne P, Laufer MR. Electrodermal measures of Jin-Well Points and their clinical relevance in endometriosis-related chronic pelvic pain. J Altern Complement Med 2009 Dec; 15(12):1293-1305.
  57. Doyle JO, Missmer SA, Laufer MR. The effect of combined surgical-medical intervention on the progression of endometriosis in an adolescent and young adult population. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2009 Aug;22(4):257-63.
  58. Missmer SA. Commentary:  Endometriosis – epidemiologic considerations for a potentially “high risk” population.  Int J Epidemiol. 2009 Aug; 38(4):1154-5
  59. Vitonis AF, Maruti SS, Hankinson SE, Hornstein MD, Missmer SA. Adolescent physical activity and endometriosis risk. Endometriosis 2009 Jul;3:157-63.
  60. Laufer MR. Current approaches to optimizing the treatment of endometriosis in adolescents. Gynecol Obstet Invest 2008; 66 Suppl 1:19-27.
  61. Wayne PM, Kerr CE, Schnyer RN, Legezda AT, Savetsky-German J, Shields MH, Buring JE, Davis RB, Conboy LA, Highfield ES, Parton B, Thomas PP, Laufer MR. Japanese-Style acupuncture for endometriosis-related pelvic pain in adolescents and young women:  Results of a randomized sham-controlled trial. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2008; 21(5):247-257.
  62. Montgomery GW, Nyholt DR, Zhao ZZ, Treloar SA, Painter JN, Missmer SA, Kennedy SH, Zondervan KT. The search for genes contributing to endometriosis risk. Hum Reprod Update. 2008 Sep-Oct; 14(5):447-57. PMC2574950
  63. Missmer SA, Mohllajee AP. The etiology of endometriosis: Environment.  In Endometriosis 2008.  L Rombauts, J Tsaltas, P Maher, D Healy (eds), Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, 2008.
  64. Fainaru O, Adini A, Benny O, Adini I, Short S, Bazinet L, Nakai K, Pravda E, Hornstein MD, D’Amato RJ, Folkman J. Dendritic cells support angiogenesis and promote lesion growth in a murine model of endometriosis.  FASEB J 2008 Feb;22:522-9.
  65. DiVasta AD, Laufer MR, Gordon CM. Bone density in adolescents treated with a GnRH agonist and add-back therapy for endometriosis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2007; 20(5):293-297.
  66. Highfield ES, Laufer MR, Schnyer R, Kerr CE, Thomas P, Wayne PM. Adolescent endometriosis-related pelvic pain treated with acupuncture: Two case reports. J Altern Complement Med 2006; 12:317-322.
  67. Missmer SA, Spiegelman D, Hankinson SE, Malspeis S, Barbieri RL, Hunter DJ. Natural hair color and the incidence of endometriosis. Fertility and sterility. 2006;85(4):866-70.
  68. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Endometriosis in adolescents. ACOG Committee Opinion 310. Obstet Gynecol 2005; 105:921-927.
  69. Crum CP, Hornstein MD, Stewart EA. Evaluation of cyclic endometrium and benign endometrial disorders.  In:  Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology.  Crum CP and Lee KR (eds), W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2005;441-91.
  70. Davis LB, Hornstein MD. Painful menstruation:    In:  The Abnormal Menstrual Cycle.  Rees M, Hope S, Ravnikar VA (eds), Taylor & Francis, London, 2005;9-26.
  71. Marsh E, Laufer MR. Endometriosis in premenarchal girls without an associated obstructive anomaly. Fertil Steril 2005; 83:758-760.
  72. Missmer SA, Hankinson SE, Spiegelman D, Barbieri RL, Michels KB, Hunter DJ. In utero exposures and the incidence of endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2004;82(6):1501-8.
  73. Missmer SA, Hankinson SE, Spiegelman D, Barbieri RL, Malspeis S, Willett WC, Hunter DJ. Reproductive history and endometriosis among premenopausal women. Obstet Gynecol. 2004;104(5 Pt 1):965-74.
  74. Missmer SA, Hankinson SE, Spiegelman D, Barbieri RL, Marshall LM, Hunter DJ. Incidence of laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis by demographic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors. Am J Epidemiol. 2004;160(8):784-96.
  75. Missmer SA, Cramer DW. The epidemiology of endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2003; 30(1):1-19.
  76. Kuohung W, Jones GC, Vitonis AF, Cramer DW, Kennedy SH, Thomas D, Hornstein MD. Characteristics of patients with endometriosis in the United States and the United Kingdom.  Fertil Steril 2002 Oct;78:767-72.
  77. Surrey ES, Hornstein MD. Prolonged GnRH agonist and addback therapy for symptomatic endometriosis:  Long term follow-up.  Obstet Gynecol 2002 May;99:709-19.
  78. Barbieri RL, Missmer S. Endometriosis and infertility: a cause-effect relationship? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Mar;955:23-33; discussion 34-6, 396-406.
  79. Hornstein MD. Hormonal add-back and the estrogen therapeutic window in the treatment of endometriosis.  Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Sanka K and Gakkai F (eds), Kyōto-Shi, Japan 2000;52:252-4.
  80. Propst AM, Laufer MR. Diagnosing and treating adolescent endometriosis. Contemp Pediatr 2000; 17:71-78.
  81. Propst AM, Laufer MR. Diagnosing and treating adolescent endometriosis. Contemp Nurse Practitioner 2000; 4:11-18.
  82. Propst AM, Laufer MR. Diagnosing and treating adolescent endometriosis. Contemp Ob/Gyn 1999; 44:52-59.
  83. Propst AM, Laufer MR. Endometriosis in adolescents. Incidence, diagnosis and treatment. J Reprod Med 1999 Sep; 44:751-758.
  84. Hornstein MD. Expanding the utility of the GnRH-agonists in the treatment of endometriosis. In: Understanding Endometriosis: Understanding and Managing Endometriosis: Advances in Research and Practice.  Lemay A and Maheux R (eds), Parthenon Publishing, New York, 1999;205-10.
  85. Economy KE, Laufer MR. Pelvic pain. Adolesc Med 1999 Jun; 10(2):291-304.
  86. Hornstein MD, Barbieri RL.   In:  Kistner’s Gynecology and Women’s Health.  Ryan KJ, Berkowitz RS, Barbieri RL, Dunaif A (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, 1999;482-518.
  87. Laufer MR, Heerema AE, Parsons KE, Barbieri RL. Endosalpingiosis: Clinical presentation and follow-up. Gynecol Obstet Invest 1998; 46:195-198.
  88. Yanushpolsky EH, Best CL, Jackson KV, Clarke RN, Barbieri RL, Hornstein MD. Effects of endometriomas on oocyte quality, embryo quality, and pregnancy rates in in vitro fertilization cycles: a prospective case-controlled study.  J Asst Reprod Genet 1998 Apr;15:193-7.
  89. Lubianca JN, Gordon CM, Laufer MR. “Addback” therapy for endometriosis in adolescents. J Reprod Med 1998 Mar; 43:164-172.
  90. Polan ML, Henzl MR, Hornstein MD (eds). The second decade of GnRH agonists:  In vitro fertilization and endometriosis: A symposium.  J Reprod Med 1998 Mar;43 (Suppl.).
  91. Banerjee R, Laufer MR. Reproductive disorders associated with pelvic pain. Semin Pediatr Surg 1998 Feb;7(1):52-61.
  92. Hornstein MD, Surrey ES, Weisberg GW, Casino LA for the Lupron Add-Back Study Group. Leuprolide acetate depot and hormonal add-back in endometriosis:  a 12 month study.  Obstet Gynecol 1998 Jan;91:16-24.
  93. Laufer MR, Goitein L, Bush M, Cramer DW, Emans SJ. Prevalence of endometriosis in adolescent women with chronic pelvic pain not responding to conventional therapy. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 1997 Nov; 10(4):199-202.
  94. Hornstein MD, Hemmings R, Yuzpe AA, Heinrichs WL. Use of nafarelin versus placebo after reductive laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis.  Fertil Steril 1997 Nov;68:860-4.
  95. Robinson RR, Hornstein MD. Role of the assisted reproductive technologies in the treatment of endometriosis associated infertility.  In:  Endometrium and Endometriosis.  Osteen K and Diamond MP (eds), Blackwell Science, Malden, MA, 1997;255-62.
  96. Laufer MR. Identification of clear vesicular lesions of atypical endometriosis: A new technique. Fertil Steril 1997 Oct; 68(4):739-740.
  97. Hornstein MD, Yuzpe AA, Burry K, Buttram VC Jr, Heinrichs LR, Soderstrom RM, Steinberger E, Lin JS. Retreatment with nafarelin for recurrent endometriosis symptoms:  efficacy, safety, and bone mineral density.  Fertil Steril 1997 Jun;67:1013-8.
  98. Gargiulo AR, Hornstein MD. The role of GnRH agonists plus add-back therapy in the treatment of endometriosis.  Semin Reprod Endocrinol 1997;15:273-84.
  99. Hornstein MD, Thomas PP, Sober AJ, Wyshak G, Albright NL, Frisch RE. Association among endometriosis, dysplastic nevi and history of melanoma in women of reproductive age.  Hum Reprod 1997 Jan;12:143-5.
  100. Cramer DW, Hornstein MD, Ng WG, Barbieri RL. Endometriosis associated with the N314D mutation of galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase (GALT).  Mol Hum Reprod 1996 Mar;2:149-52.
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